SAP EWM


Overview

  • EWM is SAP’s “Next Generation” Warehouse Management Solution
  • EWM was developed from the ground up as a new Warehouse Management System option for SAP customers delivering enhanced functionality over ERP WM for more complex distribution processes.
  • The SAP Extended Warehouse Management system (EWM) provides flexible, automated support in processing all goods movements and in managing stocks in your warehouse complex. The system supports scheduled and efficient processing of all logistics processes within your warehouse.

SAP EWM Integration with ERP

Fully integrated with SAP ERP
  • Full integration to SD, MM, PP and QM for real-time updates
  • Built-in RF data processing through SAPConsole or ITSMobile
Standard SAP integration tools
  • Core Interface (CIF) for master data
  • qRFC for transaction data or IDoc (depends on version of ERP).

For Detail description of Advanced Dashboard Click...


SAP SCM EWM Integration to SAP ERP

SCM EWM integrates to SAP ERP releases from R/3 4.6c to ERP 6.0

  • R/3 4.6c, 4.7 and ECC 5.0 integrate via IDoc
  • ERP 6.0 integrates via qRFC
  • Master data for all releases uses SCM CIF (Core Interface)
  • Decentralized installation of EWM from ERP

SCM EWM can also be deployed centralized

  • Central installation requires ERP 6.0 with EhP3 and SCM 5.1
  • SCM Basis components are deployed on the ERP server
  • Provides one single login and system for users

SAP EWM Functional Areas

  • Loading/Unloading
  • Receiving
  • Quality Inspection
  • Putaway
  • Replenishment
  • Picking
  • Packing
  • Value Added Services
  • Kitting
  • Palletization/Container Management
  • Yard Management
  • Activity Areas
  • Production Supply/Receiving
  • Task Interleaving
  • RF Processing
  • Labor Management
  • Slotting & Rearrangement
  • Batch Management
  • Serialization
  • Units of Measure
  • Monitoring
  • Reporting
  • Analytics
  • Security


RF Processing

SAP offers two standard native options for integrating mobile data collection in real-time via Handheld RF devices or Vehicle Mount devices in a task-based manner

  • SAPConsole and SAP ITSMobile

SAPConsole is a telnet based solution for character based display

  • Most widely implemented and mature RF data collection solution

ITSMobile is a web browser based solution for GUI display

  • Supports touch screen devices

Standard transactions for full scope of processing from inbound to outbound and all internal processes

Batch Management

SAP EWM is fully integrated with Batch Management

  • Batch is a key field of all inventory records for batch-managed materials
  • Batches are recorded during all inventory transactions – receiving, putaway, picking, physical inventory, etc.
  • Batch determination is integrated into EWM searches for picking and replenishment for optimal removal according to business rules (i.e. FEFO)
  • Drill-down into batch master details in all stock inquiries
  • CRITICAL for Pharma, Food & Medical Device producers